Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the Film
In a world torn by conflict—in a place where the idea of peace has been abandoned—an energy of determined optimism emerges. When someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand for the dream of a free and secure world, who will stand with them?
Introduction by Eugene Rogan (Director of the Middle East Centre, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, St Antony's College)
This event is a panel discussion with speakers: Aulikki Nahkola (Wolfson College, Oxford), Philip Bullock (Wadham College, Oxford) and the novel's translator Oliver Ready (St. Antony's College, Oxford).
The Chair will be Andrei Zorin (New College, Oxford).
This presentation examines how rural-to-urban migration changes family and gender dynamics, with a particular focus on men and masculinity. It shows how migration has forced migrant men to renegotiate their roles as lovers, husbands, fathers, and sons.
Mr Mohammad Iqbal, father of Mashal Khan, will deliver a lecture on 29th January at the University of Oxford. Mashal Khan was killed by a mob on 13th April 2017 over fake accusation of committing blasphemy.
The final day of a three-day event generously supported by Pembroke College, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College, and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH). PLEASE NOTE THAT DAYS 2 and 3 OF